MATS Law School, MATS University Raipur (C.G.) successfully concluded the International Seminar on Judicial ethics on 14th Feb, 2016 at University Campus.
The Seminar marked the presence of luminaries from different arena of law including Justice K.J. Thaker, Judge Gujrat High Court, Prof. (Dr.) R. Venkata Rao, Vice- Chancellor NLSIU, Bangalore, Prof. (Dr.) B.P. Panda, Vice-Chancellor MNLU Mumbai, Dr. Mohammad Sharif H.O. D PG Department Patna Law College, Patna University. Participants from various Law colleges including National LAW Colleges and Top Private Universities participated and presented their papers with full zeal.
In two days seminar the important highlights included signing of MoU for teaching and research collaboration in between MATS Law School of MATS University and Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai, Lazarski University Warsaw and UAS University Nysa Europe. Another notable highlight was the release of MATS University Law Journal by the dignitaries prior to commencement of the proceedings.
Hon. Justice Thaker, Judge Gujarat High Court compared the Judicial ethics of the time by making reference to Theories of action and destiny.
Prof (Dr.) B.P. Panda, critically discussed ethics. By referring to Media Trial, he said that media is there to distract judge but judges do not bother about it.
Prof. (Dr.) Rao referring to the issue of uncle Syndrome which is one of the causes of the downfall of the public image of the courts accepted the reality and advised the system to find out the ways to tackle it.
Dr. G.P. Tripathi said that in his paper he shared his twenty years experience from bar. He said that the concept of ethics is not new, it is derived from Shrimad Bhagwat Gita.
Prof. (Dr) Ryszard Strzelczyk, said that earlier the work of the Judge was to find out the truth but now the Judgments are based on the proceeding and evidence as to how it is presented before them. On comparing the situation with Europe, he said that people in India are more sympathetic to judiciary as compared to that of Europe.
Prof. (Dr.) Aneta Lazarska, Hon'ble Judge of High Court of Warsaw Poland said that she appreciates her decision of coming to India and to MATS Law School of MATS University Raipur as this culture is so unique.
Prof (Dr.) Pradeep Kumar, President of IEEF Europe motivated students to come to Poland for further studies and internship as he was impressed by the coordination and co-operation shown by Students of MATS Law School.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Biju John related principles of management and judiciary and he said that Judicial ethics is very important topic to be discussed about.
The Seminar Concluded with flying Colors with the glimpses and memories to be cherished forever. MATS Law School, MATS University feels proud for the success of the event and looks forward to organize such events in future also.